Reflections

First Sunday-Food Sunday Update from Jeanne Ratieke

We took 118 items to the Love, Inc. food pantry this week. Thanks for your donations! Continuing into the new year the food pantry needs include: canned meat products (ham, beef stew, chicken, tuna), hearty soups, hot cereal, canned fruit, pancake mix & pancake syrup, pasta & pasta sauce, peanut butter. Non-food items are also needed: bars of soap, body wash, shampoo, deodorant, toilet paper, facial tissue, diapers, plastic and paper bags All items donated are greatly appreciated. Like this:Like Loading…

Join us for Advent and Christmas 2014

Advent Calendar of Events 2014 Saturday December 6 – 9 a.m. Decorate Church Sunday December 7 – Second Sunday in Advent – 9:00 a.m.  Service with Communion Saturday December 13 – 3:30 p.m. Choir Christmas Cantata Sunday December 14 – Third Sunday in Advent – 9:00 a.m.   Choir Christmas Cantata service, No Communion, Sunday School kids will practice for program during   Sunday School time Sunday December 21 – Fourth Sunday in Advent – 9:00 a.m.   Service with Communion,  Sunday School children will have   their program during the sermon....

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Vacation Bible School coming to Peace Lutheran Church – It’s time for a space mission

Summer in a Lutheran church in the Midwest means it is time for Vacation Bible School (VBS). Peace Lutheran Church is holding its Vacation Bible School from July 21-25 at Peace Lutheran Church in Burlington. Children of all ages are welcome. VBS at Peace Lutheran Church is free. Snacks and refreshments will be provided at every VBS session, which run daily from 9-11 a.m. This year’s theme is “Space Mission.” Campers will explore themes of faith and Christian learning through space-themed lessons, games, songs and activities. Children and families are invited...

Jesus

Preparing for Sunday May 25th, 2014

Acts 17:22-31 We live in a society where more and more people either embrace many gods or reject the idea of any God. In what ways is Paul’s sermon at the Areopagus a model for us to follow as we share the Gospel of Jesus Christ with our neighbors? Psalm 66 As you read Psalm 66 I want you to consider this question: What difference does it make for your everyday life to know that God is at work in extremely difficult situations? 1 Peter 3:13-22 Consider the apostle Peter’s words:...

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Acknowledging the wide continuum of mothering

Here is a link to the blog post I mentioned in today’s sermon… Amy Young from www.messymiddle.com posted this letter to pastors : An open letter to pastors (A non-mom speaks about Mother’s Day) 2.  Acknowledge the wide continuum of mothering. To those who gave birth this year to their first child—we celebrate with you To those who lost a child this year – we mourn with you To those who are in the trenches with little ones every day and wear the badge of food stains – we appreciate you To...

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Lutherdale Work Day – Saturday, May 31, 2014

Join us as we help get Lutherdale Bible Camp ready for campers! Come when you can there is always plenty to do. The date is Saturday May 31, 2014 we generally get there about 8AM and stay until 3PM or so. See you there! Contact Greg Forseth for more information.

Jesus

Preparing for Sunday, May 11, 2014

Acts 2:42–47 After listening to Peter’s sermon, what facts about Jesus would be key for nonbelievers to understand? Psalm 23 How were you raised to deal with stress? We told to forget it? pray about it? Sleep on it? Where does this Psalm tell us to turn our attention when we are stressed 1 Peter 2:19–25 How can Jesus’s example help you face hardships you cannot change? John 10:1–10 What did the sheep, Shepherd, the sheet pan and the stranger represent? What does Jesus mean by likening himself to a gate...

MISSIONS OF HEALING IN EL SALVADOR DONATIONS UPDATE

Sample toothpaste, prenatal vitamins, artificial tears and Tums are due to the Synod Office by Friday, October 26th. Contact Linda Muth at linda.muth@gmail.com if you need an extra week or pick-up of your donations. We need SUITCASES WITH WHEELS!! Drop these off at synod office or St. John’s in Brookfield by November 4th. All other first aid supplies and toothbrushes may be collected through the first week of January. HELP WANTED: Northern Micro-Region Healing Mission – Feb 2-10, 2013 We still need the following personnel: Pediatric or Family Medicine MD or...

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Church Brewers Picnic 2012

                            The people of Peace gathered for the annual church picnic at the Brewers game. Approximately 50 people showed up for the tailgating party and game. For the third year running, the presence of the Peace Lutheran ensured that the beleaguered Brewers were bound to win in grand style. Renee Knapton shared the following note of thanks: Hi to All, Thanks to all who participated last Friday in this event – the consensus is that it was a...

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